Thunder Bay Conference a Success

The Curling Conference held in Thunder Bay Sept. 26-28 was a great success.  14 people were trained as Club Coaches thanks to funding provided by the Coaches Association of Ontario, and 13 coaches were trained in the Competition Coach course.  Participants were treated to fantastic presentations by Rick Lang, CCA National Team Leader, and Tom…

Curling Conference in Thunder Bay

With assistance from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Coaches Association of Ontario, NOCA is excited to host a Curling Conference September 26-28 in Thunder Bay. (A second conference will be held in Sudbury October 24-26).  Don’t miss this great opportunity to develop as a coach and learn how you can help your club through…

Ontario Coaches Week

September 20-27, 2014 is  Ontario Coaches Week sponsored by the Coaches Association of Ontario.  Free NCCP Courses and Workshops (including Coach Professional Development Modules) are available all week.  NOCA is proud to participate in Coaches Week and appreciates the support of the CAO for providing the Club Coach Course for Free during the NOCA Curling…

Optimist U18 International Curling Championships

Congratulations to Team Tanner Horgan who came through the round robin with a 5-0 record. Horgan earned a silver medal, losing to the men’s team from Connecticut.  Horgan, Team Horgan (Horgan, Nicholas Servant, Jacob Horgan, Maxime Blais, Coach Gerry Horgan) hails from the Idylwylde G&CC in Sudbury. Event Site Team Ontario You Tube Video

National Volunteer Week

April 6 – 12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week.  Take time to recognize the volunteers who help your club and curlers thrive; coaches, instructors, board and committee members, food / bar service people, ice volunteers,  etc.  These people are the backbone of our curling community – give them a pat on the back or just…

2014 Curling Conferences

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to develop as a Coach, Athlete, Club Volunteer or Staff, Instructor, Ice Technician, or Official. In the fall of 2014, NOCA will present two Curling Conferences:  September 26-28 in Thunder Bay, and October 24-26 in Sudbury.  Agenda Topics include courses in Coaching and Officiating, Workshops on Membership Recruitment, Social…